Books and Resources

Tawan's books are perfect for Leadership Conferences, School Events, First Year Experience and College Access Programs.

College Sense

WHAT COLLEGE AND HIGH SCHOOL ADVISORS DON'T TELL YOU ABOUT COLLEGE

Use College Sense because college is way too expensive not to come with an instruction manual! College Sense, the Revised Edition is the long anticipated revised edition to the awarding winning college guide, College Sense: What College and High School Advisors  Don’t Tell You About.

  • The 5 costliest mistakes students make choosing a college and how to avoid them
  • How to pick the right major the first time around
  • How to earn up to 30 college credits without taking a college course
  • How to avoid the student debt trap
  • How to successfully transfer to a 4 year college
  • Over 100 proven tips to help students find success socially, academically, and financially in college

Sophomore Success

YOUR STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO ACHIEVING EVERY GOAL AND HAVING A GREAT TIME IN YOUR SECOND YEAR OF COLLEGE

Finally, a college success guide just for college sophomores!


Whether you struggled to adjust your first year of college, barely passed your classes or didn’t meet all of your expectations, this guide will help you create the foundation for a more enriching collegiate experience in and outside the classroom your sophomore year and beyond. Sophomore Success is your step-by-step guide to achieving every goal and having a great time in your second year of college.


Inside the pages of this book—DISCOVER…

  • Creative ways to pay for your second year of college and avoid student debt
  • How to choose a major that best reflects your values, passion, and interest
  • How to avoid burnout in order to get more out of your sophomore year of college
  • And much more!

 UP YOUR ORG

A GUIDE TO HELP STUDENT LEADERS THRIVE

A blueprint of how to be a successful campus leader. Whether you’re a seasoned student leader or if you’re thinking about getting involved on your campus, this book is packed with information to equip you to become a great student leader. It’s a hands-on guide all about student leadership development and how to get you there efficiently. Whatever your position is in the organization, this book will provide you with the tools to take your student leadership skills to the next level!

Student leaders will discover:

  • How to run more efficient, fun meetings that still get things done
  • How to get buy-in, even from apathetic students
  • Effective ways to partner well with administration and other campus organizations
  • Ways to create a more inclusive and safer campus community
  • How to create dynamic programs that will be well attended – even on a shoestring budget
  • Methods to reenergize your student organization in the best and worst of times

UP YOUR ORG:

A GUIDE TO HELP CLUB ADVISORS THRIVE

Up Your Org A Guide To Help Club Advisors Thrive is intended as a guide to help professionals of student led college organizations. It is a convenient, easy to read guide aimed at helping advisors solve some of their most pressing issues. This guide covers several important topics such as: marketing standing room only events, organizing conferences, getting faculty buy-in, creative ways to manage budgets, assessing events, and writing learning outcomes for your events. Whether you are a first-time advisor or a seasoned advisor, this guide will help you to better serve student leaders and create an enriching campus environment.

This innovative book is perfect for:

  • Student Activity Directors/Coordinators
  • Greek Advisors Club and Student Organization
  • Advisors First Year Experience Directors
  • Residence Life Professionals Graduate Assistants

UP YOUR ORG Online Leadership Academy

If You are Ready to Transform your Student Organization and Campus into a community, its time to UP YOUR ORG

The UP YOUR ORG LEADERSHIP ACADEMY online course is designed to help your student leaders increase their leadership skills and improve their campus organizations.

This course is specifically designed for student organization leaders, members, advisors, and even aspiring student leaders. It covers the important topics that your student leaders need to possess in order to be difference makers on their campus.

  • Event Planning and Promotion
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Transitioning Leadership
  • Efficient Time Management
  • Growing Organizational Membership
  • Leading without a Title
  • Graduate School Preparation

Success Starts With You

It’s not your fault, but it’s your responsibility. Let go of your disappointments in your past, your lack of resources, and your mistakes. Today is a new day. Success starts with you and ends with you. By learning and applying the lessons in this book, you’ll begin to see new possibilities and achieve extraordinary results.

After reading this book, you will have a step-by-step plan to prepare you for greater opportunities.


Inside the pages of this book, you will discover… 

  • How to transform setbacks into opportunities
  • How to achieve a positive mindset regardless of your circumstances
  • How to create the perfect lifestyle for you